William Nelson Coombes

Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 Jun 1867 (aged 64)
Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Died in Dallas Texas, Burial Place Unknown
Memorial ID 150018233 · View Source
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William N. Coombes was the son of Nelson Coombes and Hannah Glover. In 1822 at the age of 19 he married his first wife Ivy Green in Bloomfield Kentucky. William and Ivy had nine known children; Levin, Issac, Nancy, Margaret (Campbell), Zachariah, Mary (Bumpass), and William - all born in Nelson Kentucky, along with Matilda and William Ivy born in Dallas Texas.

After his first wifes Ivy's death in 1847, he married second wife Rachel McDowell on September 28, 1848 in Dallas, Texas William and Rachel had six known children; Martha, Octavia, John, Josephine (Shankle), Samuel and Sallie (Ford).
William was successful farmer in Kentucky and Texas.

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Gravesite Details Probably buried at the Coombs Family Farm in Dallas TX


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  • Created by: Cathy Lama
  • Added: 30 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 150018233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Nelson Coombes (8 Jan 1803–1 Jun 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 150018233, ; Maintained by Cathy Lama (contributor 47935227) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Died in Dallas Texas, Burial Place Unknown.